Recalls That Should Be on Your Radar—Week of January 26, 2020

We’ve compiled a list of recalls issued by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and US Department of Agriculture (USDA) from this past week:

We’ve compiled a list of recalls issued by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and US Department of Agriculture (USDA) from this past week:

Salud Natural Entrepreneur, Inc. Issues Recall of Nopalina Flax Seed Powder and Nopalina Flax Seed Capsules Due to Potential Salmonella Contamination

Salud Natural Entrepreneur has issued a voluntary recall of Nopalina Flax Seed Fiber powder and capsules from Salud Natural Entrepreneur, Inc. due to the possibility of Salmonella contamination. The problem was discovered when the FDA collected a product sample of senna leaves powder, an ingredient used in manufacturing of the products, which tested positive for 3 types of Salmonella.

Salmonalla can cause serious infections in people who are immunocompromised, young children, and older adults. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella typically experience fever, nausea, diarrhea, and abdominal pain.

FDA previously issued a public health alert concerning the products. On January 28, the company issued the voluntary recall.

Read the recall statement.

King Systems Issues Recall of Laryngoscope Video Adapter Size ½

King Systems issued a voluntary recall of 171 units of its King Vision Video Laryngoscope Adapter Size 1/2. Affected products have been found to display a reversed image, which can lead to difficulty navigating during intubation and delay intubation.

The products should not be used. Instead, clinicians should contact King Systems to return the products.

Read the recall statement.

Golden Pearl Trading Corporation Issues Recall of Imported Siluriformes Products Produced Without Benefit of Inspection

Golden Pearl Trading Corporation has issued a recall of approximately 12,054 pounds of ready to eat imported siluriformes products that were not presented to the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) for import re-inspection.

The products were also imported from Singapore, a country not eligible to export ready to eat siluriformes products to the US. The problem was discovered during routine FSIS import surveillance.

Read the recall statement.